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Reistad heads to Europe for historic milestones
May 24, 2019
Reistad heads to Europe for historic milestones

American Legion National Commander Brett P. Reistad will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and celebrate the centennial of the Legion.

Marion (Iowa) Post 298 honors first commander
May 21, 2019
Marion (Iowa) Post 298 honors first commander

Post 298 honored their first post commander, Allen McElwain, in a ceremony at Cedar Memorial Cemetery on May 19 at 2 p.m...

Episode 3: Economic opportunity
May 16, 2019
Episode 3: Economic opportunity

Latest installment in centennial video series explores the ways The American Legion has helped veterans find prosperous careers.

Limited coin set on sale May 20
May 15, 2019
Limited coin set on sale May 20

The set features the American Legion proof silver dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal coin for $99.95.

100th anniversary of the St. Louis Caucus remembered
May 13, 2019
100th anniversary of the St. Louis Caucus remembered

Department of Missouri leads event that draws hundreds of Legionnaires from across the country.

World War I pharmacist who died in service honored
May 10, 2019
World War I pharmacist who died in service honored

Legion post bearing Sgt. Fred Stilson’s name remembers his sacrifice 100 years after death by influenza.

A century after the St. Louis Caucus
May 8, 2019
A century after the St. Louis Caucus

Department of Missouri remembers formative stateside gathering of The American Legion.

American Legion 100th Anniversary celebration put on by Joe Miller Elkins Post 96, Murphy, N.C.
May 7, 2019
American Legion 100th Anniversary celebration put on by Joe Miller Elkins Post 96, Murphy, N.C.

An outstanding American Legion 100th Anniversary celebration was put on by Joe Miller Elkins Post 96 at the L&N Depot in...

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